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Winter Shelters Opening Early Due to Storm

Christian Churches United Men’s and Women’s Winter Overnight Shelters are opening early on Sunday, January 31 and Monday, February 1 due to snow storm. 

The MEN’S shelter is hosted by Gospel Fellowship Church located at 1635 N. 7th Street, Harrisburg. Doors open for the men at 2:30pm today (Sunday, Jan. 31) and close tomorrow (Monday, Feb. 1) at 7:00am and will re-open at 1:00pm tomorrow (Monday) and close at 7:00am Tuesday morning.

The WOMEN'S shelter is hosted by Grace United Methodist Church located at 216 State Street. Doors open for the women at 3:00pm today (Sunday, Jan. 31) closing at 7:00am tomorrow (Monday, Feb. 1) and re-open at 3:00pm tomorrow (Monday) and close at 7:00am Tuesday morning.

The normal hours for both shelters is 7:30pm to 7:00am. Opening early will allow for the men and women to get out of the elements and be safe and warm.

For questions regarding the Men’s Shelter call Angela Parker-Quarles at (717) 884-9422

For questions regarding the Women’s Shelter call Alyson Long at (717) 877-0582

For financial and other donations contact Aisha Mobley at (717) 963-5985 or visit the website at

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